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MIM Cabronita volume help

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by ricardo1912, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. ricardo1912

    ricardo1912 Tele-Holic

    908
    Jul 26, 2011
    kent, uk
    Hi, I'm hoping for some help with what may be a rather daft question.
    On my new MIM Cabronita there is a noticeable drop in volume when I switch from either the bridge or neck pick ups to the combined position. Middle still sounds good, just quieter.
    Is this normal? On my other teles I haven't noticed this drop.
     
  2. FMA

    FMA Friend of Leo's

    Apr 29, 2003
    I believe it's normal. There may be wired out of phase, intentionally, to give you that, well, out-of-phase tone. So there may be some phase cancelling going on there.
     
  3. wilbarreid

    wilbarreid TDPRI Member

    61
    Nov 23, 2011
    Scotland
    There shouldn't be a noticable volume drop, probably a wiring problem, I'd get it checked out.
     
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  5. Clump

    Clump Tele-Meister

    333
    Nov 9, 2010
    Frederick, MD
    This. Stock mine kept the volume when going to the middle. With TV Jones pups and upgraded wiring no drop off either.
     
  6. stephenyi

    stephenyi Tele-Meister

    404
    Apr 14, 2009
    naperville, il
    No volume drop here in the middle position.
     
  7. waparker4

    waparker4 Doctor of Teleocity

    Nov 9, 2011
    Philadelphia, PA
    How noticeable is noticeable? 5%? 50%?

    I 'notice' the volume drop between the 1,3,5 and 2,4 positions on my strat.. but that is normal and might be around 5%
     
  8. ricardo1912

    ricardo1912 Tele-Holic

    908
    Jul 26, 2011
    kent, uk
    hiya. the volume drop seems to be about maybe 10%. not massive but noticeable.
     
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